Marco is Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the Employment Research Unit at Cardiff University. He holds a PhD from Cornell University and his research interests include comparative employment relations, comparative political economy and institutional theory. Currently, he is working on an ESRC Future Research Leaders project that examines collective action by employers and business interest representation in the United Kingdom. Marco has held academic visiting positions at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Germany and the Juan March Institute in Spain. He has published in leading academic journals including Human Relations, Industrial Relations (Berkeley) and the British Journal of Industrial Relations. Recently Marco published the book Comparative Political Economy of Work (with Matt Vidal).